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Home > Education > Diagnosis > Facial Diagnosis

Facial Diagnosis

There are numerous methods by which a practitioner of TCM will obtain diagnostic information by viewing the face. The system represented on this page is one of many. This one most closely represents the system presented in the classic Chinese text: "Simple Questions." It was further modified by Dr. Tian De Yang.

Any colors inappropriate to the normal color of the area would suggest a pathology. Most often we look for the five colors in the face. For instance, if we were to see the color green in the forehead region we might look for further confirmations of pathology associated with "wood overacting on earth." Or the Liver's function causing problems in the digestive system.

It is interesting to note that even with the wide varieties of colors represented by different races, there is still a superficial color that can arise atop the "host" color which, would then be useful for diagnostic purposes.

I saw a sumo wrestling competition on television recently that featured wrestlers from all over the world. The American athlete made it to the "final four" of the competition, so he was interviewed by the Japanese sports commentator. This athlete, of African origin, had a medium brown color on his body, but his face was appreciably darker than the rest of his body. The black color wasn't limited to a single portion of his face, but the entire face. This suggested to me a problem in his lower Jiao, probably the Kidneys with a possible Liver involvement as well.

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